NEW ORLEANS, LA – 365 Connect, the award-winning online technology platform provider for the multifamily housing industry, announced today that the company has received three Horizon Interactive Awards for its Marketing, Leasing and Mobile Technology Platforms. These prestigious international awards further strengthen 365 Connect’s role as the leader in creating leading edge, web-based technology platforms for the multifamily housing industry.
The Horizon Interactive Awards are an international competition created to recognize excellence in interactive media production worldwide. The winning entries, selected by an international panel of judges, showcase the industry’s best interactive media solutions including websites, mobile applications, print media, interactive displays, public exhibits, online advertising, video, email and more. A truly international competition, the 13th annual event saw entries from 27 countries around world including: Australia, Austria, Brazil, Belgium, Canada, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Russia, South Africa, Sweden, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, Thailand, Ukraine, United Kingdom, and nearly all of the United States.
The Horizon Interactive Awards recognized 365 Connect with a total of three individual awards for its revolutionary Marketing Syndication Platform, a fully integrated solution that eliminates redundant marketing efforts and delivers automated real-time updates to high traffic housing search engines and classified websites from a single platform; the 365 Connect Leasing Platform, an interactive Internet expansion of a community's leasing team proven to drive leads and enable prospects to transact business online; and Mobile Technology Platform, a fully integrated resident lifecycle solution that includes marketing, leasing and residents services, to serve today’s mobile generation.
“The competition represents an amazing display of digital artistry, innovation and craftsmanship,” said Mike Sauce, Founder of the Horizon Interactive Awards. “We have continued to see a trend where an emphasis is placed on consistency of the digital experience across all touch-points of user interaction from desktop to tablet to mobile phone. In this year’s competition, we were astounded by not only the responsive, full screen and immersive desktop experiences but the optimization of screen real estate and attention to purpose for tablets and other mobile devices; all this while providing engaging and rich multi-media solutions to users. The bottom line, our winners truly do exhibit a mastery of the optimal blend between aesthetics, outstanding content, innovation, usability and performance.”
365 Connect Founder and CEO Kerry W. Kirby stated, “365 Connect is pleased to have its technology platform acknowledged on an international level, and we are truly honored to receive these highly acclaimed awards. Our focus is to connect both future and existing residents with where they live by providing a host of services, resources and communication tools. These multiple awards demonstrate the capability of our exceptionally talented team to deliver innovative and creative solutions to meet the rapidly changing needs of the multifamily housing industry.”
To date, 365 Connect has received a total of 27 technology awards, including the Louisiana Governor’s Technology Award and an assortment of national and international awards. The 365 Connect Technology Platform is highly recognized by its peers for its unique ability to market communities across the Internet on high traffic sites, automate social media postings and deliver desktop and mobile platforms for prospects to transact business. Today, 365 Connect’s innovative technology platforms are utilized across the nation by some of the most respected national, regional and local multifamily housing operators in the country.
In its 13th year, the Horizon Interactive Awards was created to recognize excellence in interactive media production worldwide. Since 2001, the competition has received tens of thousands of entries from many countries around the world and nearly all 50 US States. Each year, those entries are narrowed down to the “best of the best” to be recognized and promoted on an international stage for their excellence. The judging process involves a Horizon Interactive Awards advisory panel, end user panel and a worldwide panel of judges consisting of industry professionals. Winning entries are dubbed the “best of the best” in the interactive media industry.
Founded in 2003, award-winning 365 Connect is the industry leader in designing and delivering an array of online platforms that work in unison with each other to market, lease and retain residents in multifamily communities. The 365 Connect Platform interfaces with social media, management software, marketing platforms and a host of other third-party applications. It prides itself in being one of the most integration-friendly platforms in the industry and has proven to be so effective, that it has also gained acceptance with government programs in affordable housing. 365 Connect designs technology to enhance not only the user experience for property managers, but also prospects and residents that utilize its platforms to locate, lease and live in multifamily communities nationwide.